Oakland Tribune in Oakland, California 28 Jan 1923
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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - January 28, 1923, Oakland, California
Sunday firm enlarges in less than a year Noti tit f he Lii Uluao officers Are installed and plans for improvement f 4re taken up. The officers of the Melrose introduced to the Mem at a luncheon last week As Fol jaws j. H. Shealey president to. N. Dirks first vice president a. J. Gourd second vice president and Char. W. Ruedy Secretary treasurer. Various committees appointed for the ensuing year. The permanent improvement of East fourteenth Street from fifty fifth Avenue Easterly to the City limits of Oakland and the India la _ Tion of electro Liers along this main j artery from Lake Merritt to san Leandro were the chief tonics of discussion. A special committee was appointed to take Steps to pre sent this very important matter to the City Council and to prepare and present re solutions thereon. At Tention was also directed to the condition of the traction company roadbed and methods suggested for its betterment. Enthusiastic responses were j made to the toasts suggested by president Shealey. This live organization plans to take up anything and everything that has to do with of Meirose District and directed by excellent set of officers its efforts for Good will be generally Felt. Factory owner and private resident Are looking Forward to a great development in this fast j i owing Section of Oakland and standing ii Reily behind the Melrose District to realty association. Beautiful new science a civil i Edlu California consumes More than any other state in the Union. J on a per capita basis California ii Vav uses Ului o Cebu Clit ii j other state in the Union Accord i ing to a statistical Survey just completed by Wilmar Evans tary treasurer of the Monolith Portland Cement company. Based upon statistics gathered from various parts of the United states or. Evans estimates construction work in this country during 1922 required the use of More than barrels of Cement. This record is remarkable when j it is taken into consideration that less than a generation the consumption of Cement in the building on Bancroft Way is leased and will be remodeler. Interior of the Gaines Walrath exclusive furniture store on Franklin Street which has been compelled to double its Hoor space after eight months of operation. This Interior arrangement took a prize for the most artistic Interior of a store dealing in House furnishings. United states said was or. Only 229.000 fourth Church of Christ scientist which has been meeting in the municipal auditorium will soon have their own per manent Western photo co. The new fourth Church of Christ scientist now nearing Corn Evans. The potion on Lakeshore Boulevard c. L Strum gets Many big contracts builders Exchange will pay for ideas that will Boom the City. The builders Exchange will non have a striking Sloan to Adver Tise anal describe co-5 i Only exclusive lines of goods and i got the Best from the Best houses in use East. The result of this policy has been an Extension of business that was not anticipated making necessary this enlargement. Merchant on extensive Eastern trip consumption of Cement in 1900 was 1 brought up to a Little More than j barrels and in 1921, i practically barrels were i consumed. The last Federal Statis tics available in 1921, show that the increase in the use of Cement for 1 permanent or hard surface roads throughout the United states was a i gain of 76 per cent Over All other i materials used for this purpose. California has made remarks near twelfth Street is an excellent example of the classic style of architecture As applied to rein forced Concrete construction. This Church was erected at a Cost of approximately and when completed will have a seating capacity of 1500. The architect is Carl Werner with offices in the Santa be building in san fran Cisco. Contractors who have been engaged in the building of the new till Hsi j w i i s in Allyl Charles l. Sturm via has been Jolly years in the plumbing business at one place on twelfth in business at one place and who certainly hns been in business on to Welish Street Lur a longer period other Man on that Thor the Home shortage throughout i the nation continues according to j the latest Survey issued by the a j Lional association of real estate i boards. I in Oakland however we Are making rapid headway to overcome this commented Fred conae curve years 33. Reed realtor in discussing the i in me 01 Trie new ble s rides during the past few i Church Are the Mission Concrete years in both consumption and pro company o san Francisco Concrete auction of Cement. The largest de i work. A. J Hillam 351 twelfth Mand for Cement in California has j Street plastering Kenyon electric i not come from the great building i company 526 thirteenth Street program alone. The largest amount electric work b. K. Wood lumber company 373 twelfth Ber Wade Miller of san fran Cisco plumbing a. A Gordon of of Cement consumed during the past year was for water conserva Tion and construction of dams and reservoirs in the mountainous sections for supplying j j water Power and Light for cities i and irrigation projects. Few people realize the Magni tude of the work going on in the Mammoth Plant of the Monolith company at Monolith Calif., some 120 Miles Northeast of los Angeles. In an Effort to keep up with the de Mand for Cement we have doubled the capacity of our Plant and added Many new buildings and much additional machinery. Within a few weeks our Plant will be turning out Cement at the rate of 3000 barrels activity which Gottlied of san Francisco leaded Glass windows. One of the features of the Interior decorations of the Structure is the Organ screen which is made entirely of plaster the work being done by a. J. Hillam. This is known As a pierced screen the pattern being worked out by a great number of Small holes pierced in the material. According to members of the building committee of the Church the Money Lor the new Structure was raised by the Sale of Bonds which were subscribed of the local congregation and co religionists in the East Bay District. Heretofore the of this congregation have had no Perma nent Church Home but have held their religious services in several East Oakland Halls and lately in the municipal auditorium. It is expected that the opening services will be held in the new Church in san Francisco painting Schwartz March of this year. The Berkeley Branch of the Avenue has experienced such an in crease in the Berkeley business of the institution As makes expansion of space and of facilities j an immediate necessity. The South j West Corner of Telegraph Avenue and Bancroft Street has been leased for a new Branch. Fixtures Are be ing manufactured and work will be commenced Early in March to remodel and the building making it a modern and Complete banking room for the accommodation of the Bank s clients and depositors in the Telegraph Avenue Section. The Shatttuck Avenue Branch has j developed a volume of business i that taxes jts present facilities and arrangements Are soon to be made i for larger quarters for this Bank convenient to Berkele Yans who do j business in that important Center. Tvs Branch of the big Eeast Bay Bank has inaugurated a number of j special services in Berkeley Princi pal among which is that of keeping the banking rooms open saturday j evenings. J j. S. Mills manager of the Ber Keley Branch is Well known in banking circles of Berkeley and the East Bay. R. Padget is assistant manager and in his careful Atten Tion to i details of banking service i has ably supplemented Mills j forts to increase the popularity and i the patronage of this Bank among the people of Berkeley. A fair the tremendous stalled in the new unit is a giant used for burning Clay and marked Oakland Utu i Eui us ring tin year 1922 is the announcement or Lime Rock. This one Kiln measures nmn inor ans rom a i a from ornamental plants roses and fruit Trees Are shipped daily from the California Nur Sery at Niles in the shipping season which is now at its height. In addition to shipments of this kind that go All Over the state and to most parts of the coast there is a vast Trade in Nursery Stock that is picked up by visitors to the sales Yards who come in their Automo Biles make the selection of the actual plants wanted and Tuke their purchases away with them. This system of purchases has been developed under the personal direction of the president of the California. Nursery company and one of the hading horticulturists of the United states. Thousands nov visit the Yards and lath houses at Niks if i _ to r t f .1 t t 1 to the Californi Nursery now operates sales Yards in Modesto and Merced fruit tree Nursery at Loomis in Placer county making the company the largest Nurt Fry Plant in the West. Grandeur to any scene a Man i of an a Cathedral is greatest. A vast and Majestic tree is greater than that. W. Beecher. We have them growing in All sizes from the Small plants to those ready for immediate effects upon transplanting. Questions pertaining to the selection and care of this Plant life Are invited by our experienced men who Are in a position to authentically advise you on these subjects. Open daily and sunday f Geo. C. Roeding pres. Permanent free books Nursery co. Noun Deal to Jatoi. Toy John Niles Calif. 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